Initiative on Faith & Science The Storm Cloud of the 21st Century: Capitalism, the Technocratic Paradigm, and the Sacramental Imagination October 15, 2020Featuring Eugene McCarraher, Villanova University. Free and open to the public. Registration Required. Everything Is Connected: Reflections on "Home" on the 5th Anniversary of Laudato Si' May 21, 2020. A compelling conversation marking the 5th anniversary of the publication of the landmark encyclical. Featuring Paul Elie, Michael Schuck, and Nancy Tuchman. Perspectives on Personhood: Resources in Science, Philosophy, and Theology This colloquium brought together resources from different academic disciplines to interrogate various perspectives on human consciousness and personhood. Astronomy and Faith: From Lemaitre's Big Bang to the Jesuit Fathers of the Vatican Observatory Dr. Jonathan Lunine, Professor of Physical Sciences at Cornell University, delivered a talk at the Faith and Science Symposium on November 10. Caring for Our Common Home: Conversations on Ecology & Justice On September 9, 2015, Loyola University Chicago responded to and reflected upon Pope Francis's recent environmental encyclical Laudato Si in a day-long series of events.